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Asia Pacific Fund Inc is a closed end management investment company. Its objective is high current income and its secondary objective is capital appreciation.

Market Cap: 158 Million

Primary Exchange: New York Stock Exchange

Website: http://www.asiapacificfund.com

Shares Outstanding: 10.3 Million

Float: 10.3 Million

Dividend: 0.29 (1.9%)

Beta: 0.898886

Sector: Financial Services

Industry: Asset Management

Short Interest (Jan 15, 2013): 8.85 Thousand

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Longest drawdown: 559 trading days

From: 2015-04-28 To: 2017-07-17

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Asia Pacific Fund declares $0.52 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 16:36:47:000

Asia Pacific Fund (NYSE: APB ) declares $0.52/sharedividend . More news on: Asia Pacific Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

Asia Pacific Fund declares $0.52 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 16:36:47:000

Asia Pacific Fund (NYSE: APB ) declares $0.52/sharedividend . More news on: Asia Pacific Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

Asia Pacific Fund declares $0.52 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 16:36:47:000

Asia Pacific Fund (NYSE: APB ) declares $0.52/sharedividend . More news on: Asia Pacific Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

Asia Pacific Fund declares $0.52 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 16:36:47:000

Asia Pacific Fund (NYSE: APB ) declares $0.52/sharedividend . More news on: Asia Pacific Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup: NDP Is A Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-04 12:18:00:000

The Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup aims to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been sourced from CEFInsight … read more...

Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup: NDP Is A Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-04 12:18:00:000

The Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup aims to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been sourced from CEFInsight … read more...

Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup: NDP Is A Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-04 12:18:00:000

The Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup aims to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been sourced from CEFInsight … read more...

Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup: Kayne Anderson Funds Merge And LDF Liquidates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-26 12:56:43:000

The Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup will be put out to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been sourced from C… read more...

Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup: Kayne Anderson Funds Merge And LDF Liquidates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-26 12:56:43:000

The Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup will be put out to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been sourced from C… read more...

Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup: Kayne Anderson Funds Merge And LDF Liquidates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-26 12:56:43:000

The Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup will be put out to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been sourced from C… read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

China trade worries depress Asian markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:03:32:000

A Chinese downdraft, fueled by new worries about a U.S.-China trade war, has led Asian markets to nine-month lows on Tuesday. More news on: iShares China Large-Cap ETF, VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings ETF, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

China trade worries depress Asian markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:03:32:000

A Chinese downdraft, fueled by new worries about a U.S.-China trade war, has led Asian markets to nine-month lows on Tuesday. More news on: iShares China Large-Cap ETF, VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings ETF, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

China trade worries depress Asian markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:03:32:000

A Chinese downdraft, fueled by new worries about a U.S.-China trade war, has led Asian markets to nine-month lows on Tuesday. More news on: iShares China Large-Cap ETF, VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings ETF, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

China trade worries depress Asian markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:03:32:000

A Chinese downdraft, fueled by new worries about a U.S.-China trade war, has led Asian markets to nine-month lows on Tuesday. More news on: iShares China Large-Cap ETF, VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings ETF, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: DSU Tender Offer Expires

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-20 01:46:56:000

Author's Note : Data are taken from the close of Friday Apr. 6, 2018. The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corpo… read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: DSU Tender Offer Expires

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-20 01:46:56:000

Author's Note : Data are taken from the close of Friday Apr. 6, 2018. The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corpo… read more...

February: Contrarian Closed-End Funds Opportunities Abound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-03 23:15:56:000

The strength of January disappeared in February despite little negative macroeconomic news, leading many analysts to conclude that profit-taking (and to a certain extend deleveraging) was driving the sudden fall in the S&P 500 ( SPY ). And while the shot-up in the VIX drove a fascinating, … read more...

February: Contrarian Closed-End Funds Opportunities Abound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-03 23:15:56:000

The strength of January disappeared in February despite little negative macroeconomic news, leading many analysts to conclude that profit-taking (and to a certain extend deleveraging) was driving the sudden fall in the S&P 500 ( SPY ). And while the shot-up in the VIX drove a fascinating, … read more...

Overseas Asset Management OAM Asian Recovery Fund Chairman's Statement

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-27 06:34:15:000

Originally posted on Read more … read more...

Overseas Asset Management OAM Asian Recovery Fund Chairman's Statement

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-27 06:34:15:000

Originally posted on Read more … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

January: Closed-End Funds Underperform A Strong Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 12:38:06:000

The year has started extremely strong for stocks, so that even after the correction at the end of January, the S&P 500 ended up 5.7% YTD by the start of February. Index funds for junk bonds ( JNK ) and municipal bonds ( MUB ) did not fare as well, being flat and down 1.2% respectively: W… read more...

January: Closed-End Funds Underperform A Strong Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 12:38:06:000

The year has started extremely strong for stocks, so that even after the correction at the end of January, the S&P 500 ended up 5.7% YTD by the start of February. Index funds for junk bonds ( JNK ) and municipal bonds ( MUB ) did not fare as well, being flat and down 1.2% respectively: W… read more...

January: Closed-End Funds Underperform A Strong Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 12:38:06:000

The year has started extremely strong for stocks, so that even after the correction at the end of January, the S&P 500 ended up 5.7% YTD by the start of February. Index funds for junk bonds ( JNK ) and municipal bonds ( MUB ) did not fare as well, being flat and down 1.2% respectively: W… read more...

International Stocks Turn A Corner, But What Do The Fundamentals Tell Us?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-28 07:19:05:000

By Clas Olsson CIO, International and Global Growth Equities. Posted on Insights: Invesco US Blog . As we look ahead to 2018, it's important to first recognize how significant 2017 has been for international markets. This is the eighth year of a global bull market, but prior to 2017, … read more...

Muni Funds, PGP And An Underpriced China Fund: CEF Weekly Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-26 13:18:12:000

The CEF Insider indices have seen a bit of a recovery in demand for equity funds, while bond funds take a bit of a pause: Muni bond funds are selling off in large part because of the passed tax bill, although this makes no sense at all. Muni bonds sold off previously because of fears that … read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: Booming Markets Drag Equity CEFs Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-19 10:42:53:000

Author's note: This article was released to members of the Cambridge Income Laboratory one week ago with more actionable and detailed recommendations. The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors… read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: CEF Selling Creates Temporary Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-13 04:51:56:000

Author's note: This article was released to members of the Cambridge Income Laboratory one week ago with more actionable and detailed recommendations. The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors… read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: Boosts And Cuts In Pioneer Funds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-07 10:36:14:000

Author's note: This article was released to members of the Cambridge Income Laboratory one week ago with more actionable and detailed recommendations. The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors… read more...

The Weak Dollar And Foreign Closed-End Funds: CEF Weekly Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-11-27 12:44:37:000

Last week I wrote that the return of the greenback is not quite upon us. I was right: The CEF Insider Foreign Sub-index has not fully priced the dollars redoubled decline, resulting in a wonderful buying opportunity for this class of funds: Yet, in… read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: CEFs Bucking The Market Trend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-11-15 12:44:47:000

Author's note: This article was released to members of the Cambridge Income Laboratory one week ago with more actionable and detailed recommendations. The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors i… read more...

Desperately Seeking Returns In Asia-Focused Closed-End Funds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-11-13 13:10:33:000

Developments within the CEF world, and those regarding Asia-focused CEFs in particular, have me rethinking my position on the Asia-Pacific Fund ( APB ). The sector seems to shrinking as funds are liquidated and consolidated, and APB is not immune to the ailment. I recently covered a presentati… read more...

How Asia Has Become The World's Manufacturing Hub

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-27 18:35:00:000

How does one learn math? We start by learning how to count, then simple calculation, then we are able to solve calculus equations and other mathematical problems. Learning economic development is no different. Roads and ports (infrastructure), central banks (institutions) and education (huma… read more...

C'mon, Tell Us How You Really Feel!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-23 11:11:27:000

City of London Investment Group PLC ( OTCPK:CLIUF ) has just held their second conference call in a series titled "Emerging Markets CEFs As Legacy Investments." In it they take note of ongoing malaise in the CEF world not limited to emerging market CEFs and lay blame firmly on the shoulder… read more...

Ex-Date Payment Date Record Date Declared Date Amount Flag Dividend Type Qualified Indicated
2017-12-21 2018-01-05 2017-12-22 2017-12-12 0.32 Short term capital gain
2016-12-21 2017-01-06 2016-12-23 2016-12-13 0.22 Dividend income
2015-12-18 2016-01-08 2015-12-22 2015-12-03 0.51 Dividend income
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